Confusion about trash pick-up inundates city with calls

Posted by Lisa Strawbridge - email

TOLEDO, OH (WTOL) - The Solid Waste Department of Toledo was inundated with phone calls Monday by residents who were confused about when their garbage and recycling will be picked up, according to our media partner The Blade.

Both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day were holidays, which means trash pick-up day leaps forward by two days.

Adding to the confusion is the fact that Friday, Jan. 1 is another holiday. Residents who had trash pick-up on Dec. 23 will not have pick-up again until Jan. 4.

Click on the attached links for trash pick-up schedules for 2009 and 2010.

Residents can also call the city's 24-hour hotline with trash questions at (419) 245-1494. During normal business hours, residents can also call (419) 936-2511.

The city's LEAP trash plan was implemented this year and is expected to save $400,000.

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